Art Events

As a community hub, Kafka’s proudly supports local artists by providing them with an affordable, high-visibility venue in which to exhibit their work. Our walls regularly feature rotating solo and group shows of painting, photography, graphic design and other two-dimensional work.

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Ricochet Matthew
Recent Events
RICOCHET, MATTHEW BURDITT - Main Street

By Aaron Kafka on Oct 21, 2021

December 6, 2018 to January 14, 2019 at Kafka’s Main Street Local photographer Matthew Burditt brings a series of watercolour portraits to Kafka’s this winter. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to su...

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Sean Karemaker
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FEAST OF FIELDS, SEAN KAREMAKER- Great Northern Way

By Aaron Kafka on Oct 20, 2021

November 25, 2018 to March 27, 2019 at Kafka’s Great Northern Way Local illustrator Sean Karemaker is noted for his autobiographical comics. Hyperallergic remarks that Karemaker’s work “frequently challenges...

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Andrea Fernandez
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GOLDEN, ANDREA FERNANDEZ - Main Street

By Aaron Kafka on Oct 19, 2021

Andrea Fernandez is an editorial photographer who captures the adventurous beauty in landscape, the sense of infinite potential and nostalgia elicited by perfect light across a mountaintop or roadway. We are...

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Flo Wong
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SUMMER DAZE, SLEEPLESS NIGHTS, FLO WONG - Great Northern Way

By Aaron Kafka on Oct 18, 2021

Local illustrator Flo Wong brings a series of lighthearted images to our walls in this debut exhibit at our new location on the campus of Emily Carr University and the Centre for Digital Media. August 26, 20...

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Bill Wilkinson
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METAMORPHOSIS, BILL WILKINSON - Main Street

By Aaron Kafka on Oct 17, 2021

Bill Wilkinson January 19, 2017 to March 6, 2017

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Ana Isabel
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IMMERSED AND ENTHRALLED, ANA ISABEL, GALIT MASTAI AND LUCY POSKITT - Main Street

By Aaron Kafka on Oct 16, 2021

Ana Isabel, Galit Mastai and Lucy Poskitt November 17, 2016 to January 15, 2017

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Passed Events

2011

Andrea Wan, Sibel Duzenli, Ola Volo: Observances

Keith & Aya Ikeda-Barry: Works From The Thirty Days Project, June 2011

Ashley Andel: Living Room/Breathing Space

JG Mair & Ben Skinner: Overheard Over There

Sarah Clement, Keith Weiss & Drew Young

Ron Laufer: Photograph

2012

Sean Karemaker & Laura McIntosh: Stories in Colour

Hari Alluri, Elisa Chee, Erik Haensel, Naomi Horii & Cecily Nicholson: Liminal Mined

Lindsay Chetek, Chu-Chu Kenchenten, Josh Loewen, Nicolas Lypowy, Carmen Majeau & Kelly Schmidt: Can’t Break My Bones

Steffen Quong: Static

Kajin Goh with Tessa Wetherill: Alleys of Damansara Jaya

Jackie Dives & Kyu Hwang: Illustrations

2013

Ola Volo: It’s Complicated

Joseph Wu: Harmony: New Works in Origami

Sarah Gee Miller: Facets: New Works in Collage

Keith & Aya Ikeda-Barry: Heavy Skies & Lines

Matt Bowen: Big Things Come From Small Things

Jeff Bosworth: Un/Real India

EC Salazar: DRAWFORTH

Seth Rutledge: Truth and Justice

Matt Bowen: Big Things Come From Small Things

Jeff Bosworth: Un/Real India

EC Salazar: DRAWFORTH

Seth Rutledge: Truth and Justice

2014

Rachael Ashe: Intricate Intimacy

Julia Kreutz: Stimulated Being

Sean Karemaker: Boy

Jamie Armstrong, Holton Brock and Roselina Hung, guest curated by Alex Quicho: Troublemaker

Jon Janzen: Cut Into Concept

Mark Illing: Aspiring Eccentric

Tehya Mackenzie: Sifting Memories

2015

Colin Cej: Domesticated

Pelvetica: West Coast Wildlife

Sarah Clement, Aya Ikeda-Barry, Keith Ikeda-Barry, Sean Karemaker, Sarah Gee Miller, JG Mair, Ben Skinner, Ola Volo: 5: A Special Anniversary Show Celebrating Five Years of Art at Kafka’s

Lauren Zbarsky: 5’3″

Sarah Clement: Cabinet of Curiosities

Priscilla Yu: Kaleidoscope Resort

Tristesse Seeliger: Tiling The Plane

Design Judge: This Must Be The Place

2016

Ana Isabel, Galit Mastai, Lucy Poskitt: Immersed and Enthralled

Keith Ikeda-Barry: Print 2016

Kevin McBride: Prey

Haley Hunt-Brodwin: But Not The Wild Bits

Nancy Boyd, Desiree DeRuiter, Jocelyn Fisk-Schleger, Aimee Henny Brown, Hugh Kearney, Melissa Mercier, Esther Rausenberg, and Bill Wilkinson: The Summer Set – presented in collaboration with the Art Rental & Sales Program of the Vancouver Art Gallery as part of ROVE.

Crissy Tioseco: A Natural Sort of Logic

2017

Sarah Hammond: Stills of the Pacific Northwest

Marisa Pahl: Coastlines
Nicola MacNeil: Must Be This Tall To Ride

Tierney Milne: Happy Bits

Ester Field: Confusing, Right?

Jamie Smith & Tara Galuska: Ritual and Remains

Bill Wilkinson: Metamorphosis

2018

Laura Bifano: Altars

Ilya Viryachev: Aberrant Light

Kari Kristensen: Imagined Landscape

Crissy Arseneau, Paula Barrantes, Aurora Caher, Carmen Chan, Jennifer Clark, Suzanne Goodwin, Christina James, Sandeep Johal, Laura Klassen, Kari Kristensen, Jana Rayne MacDonald, Annie Robinson, Sarah Ronald, Rosie Schinners, Lindsay Schroeder, Amy Stewart: Friend or Foe - presented in collaboration with THRIVE Art Studio

Crissy Arseneau: Suspended in a Sunbeam

Aaron Wolf: A Delicate Balance

Submission

Artists interested in having their work featured at Kafka’s should contact our Curator and Arts Coordinator Michael Schwartz by emailing art@kafkascoffee.ca

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